Bouchard, Halep lose Wimbledon openers; Federer, Nadal win

...outside the top 100. For Bouchard, also a semifinalist at the Australian Open and French Open in 2014, it was the latest setback, including No. 17 John Isner against 148th-ranked Australian Matthew Ebden, and 52nd-ranked Steve Johnson against No...
Novak Djokovic back to tennis, and focused on Wimbledon

...second major title at the French Open. He also won the 2014 Australian Open.Grass, however, hasn't been the Swiss player's...order to win against Kohlschreiber," said Djokovic, the Australian Open champion. "It's one of the toughest first rounds...
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Today In Sports History for June 24

...the Grand Slam. Webb has won her last four majors - including consecutive U.S. Opens - by a combined 25 strokes. The Australian joins Juli Inkster, Louise Suggs, Pat Bradley and Mickey Wright as winners of the LPGA's four majors.2010 - John Isner...
Wambach gives USA 1-0 win over Nigeria

...penalty box by Sofia Jakobsson. Caroline Seger had a shot on goal following a corner in the 25th minute for Sweden, but Australian goal keeper Lydia Williams made the save.Cameroon downs Switzerland 2-1 to advance to knockout stage EDMONTON, Alberta...
Sharapova saves two match points, advances at Australian Open

...narrow escape in the second round of the Australian Open on Wednesday, saving two match...Panova, a qualifier who entered the Australian Open without a single match win at five...majors.Sharapova, who won the 2008 Australian Open and has five Grand Slam titles...
Loss in French final denies Djokovic career Slam

...Federer, added to the championship he won at last year's Australian Open. That's when Wawrinka became the first man in 21 years...Djokovic has won eight Grand Slam championships: five at the Australian Open, two at Wimbledon and one at the U.S. Open. He must...
Williams moves on; Sharapova out; Djokovic-Nadal on tap

...winning streak, including championships at the U.S. Open and Australian Open that gave her 19 major singles trophies.The 1999 U...33-year-old Williams, having defeated her in the 2013 Australian Open quarterfinals.Before taking the court Monday, Stephens...
California looks to Australia for tips on surviving drought

...across Australia.Such efficiency measures can be implemented quickly, economically and easily, says Stuart White, an Australian sustainability expert who has advised Californians on drought response. "In some cities, it's quite possible we would...
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Venus knocked out of French Open

...becomes onerous. It becomes too much of a job, so to speak."The biggest victory of Stephens' career came at the 2013 Australian Open, when she defeated Williams' younger sister Serena en route to the semifinals.This was the first time Stephens had...
LeBron, Cavaliers survive Warriors' comeback to win 96-91

...has had to play without injured All-Stars Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love, once again was helped by Dellavedova, the pesky Australian guard who hounded Curry for three quarters, dived on the floor for loose balls and came up with a huge three-point play...


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